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Clergy at Saint Peter's

Rectors 
1180Thomas 
1235 Rafe 
1260 Roger Agnello 
1290 William Waryn 
1312 John de Colne 
 Thomas de Lavenham 
Vicars 
1324 Richard Adholt (sub.d)Resigned 1331
1331 John de WolfeResigned 1336
1335 William de Melton  
1336 John Gybon 
1338 Richard Adholt 
1377 John Newman 
1392 John Best 
1426 Walter CrombeResigned 1433
1433 William MoyneResigned 1434
1434 John GurdonResigned 1438
1438 Adam Balsham 
 John Wilkinson 
1479 Richard TwycrosseDied 1485
1485 William Browne Died 1494
1495 Richard Caumond MADied 1535
1535 Robert BachcroftDied 1537
1537 Henry Beck 
1555 John ThorpeDied 1565
1566 Marcellinus Outred 
1569 Oliver Pigge 
1570 Edward Gutter MA 
1579 Robert Lewes MADeprived after 1584
1589 Thomas Taverner MAResigned 1590
1590 Edward GutterDied 1593
1593 William Cole BAResigned 1600
1600 Stephen Newcomen MADied 1629
1630 Richard Maden STBResigned 1632
1632 Robert Mercer MA 
1654 Edward Warren MAEjected 1662, died 1690
1662 Edmund Hickeringill MASigns parish register as Vicar Aug 28, 1662 but instituted to All Saints, 21 Oct 1662.
1663 John NettlesDied 1672
1673 Thomas Thompson MADied 1682
1683 John Edwards STB 
1686 Robert Dickman MASequestrator, 1686 to 1698
1698 Benjamin SmythDied 1714
1714 Robert Turner MAResigned 1738
1738 Staunton Degge MAResigned 1739
1739 Thomas Halley MADied 1759
1760 William Smythies MADied 5 November 1780
1781 Robert StorryDied 18th January 1814
1814 William Marsh DDResigned 1829, died 24th August 1864
1829 Samuel Carr MADied 17th June 1854
1854 Henry Caddell MADied 15th March 1893
1893 James Marshall Laycock MAInstituted 17th May 1893
1895 Charles Triffit Ward MA Hon Canon of Chelmsford
1922 Charles Edward Cardo BA 
1932 Reginald Brackstone Bertin 
1941 Edward Harry Shaw 
1948 Thomas Henry Hollingdale AKC 
1959 Wilfrid Herbert Parsons ALCD, Hon CF 
1970 Robert Malcolm Wilson MA, ALCD Hon Canon of Chelmsford. Resigned and retired 2001
2001 Fred WoodsResigned and retired 2011
2011 Vacancy 
2012 Mark Wallace 

In addition to the incumbents, there have been a number of Curates at St Peter's church over the years. These have included (dates of licence) John Harington, 1823; John Sandys, 1826; John Toll Burt, 1829; Justus Theophilus Timothy, 1871; Carter William Dakin Moore, 1875; Joseph Cornelius Hill, 1885; Thomas Charles Westmorland, 1888; Edward Miller, 1894; E.J. Goodchild, (to 1915); S. J. A. Dean (temporary), 1915; Herbert Hughes, 1915. This list is not complete.


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